[MonoDevelop] Self hosting md

Lluis Sanchez lluis at ximian.com
Tue Feb 13 07:08:19 EST 2007

El dl 12 de 02 del 2007 a les 22:59 -0700, en/na John Anderson va
> Hey, Is there any documentation on how to get md self hosting?
> Directly from svn it wont build for me.
> Right now I get the error:
> [Task:File=, Line=0, Column=0, Type=Error, Priority=Normal,
> Description=cannot find metadata file
> `/home/sontek/code/oss/mono/monodevelop/build/AddIns/MonoQuery/Mono.Data.Sql.dll'(CS0006)] 
> which seems to be a bug in md where it doesn't drill down to the
> project and figure out exactly why it wont build.  So then if I go
> build Mono.Data.Sql I get:
> [Task:File=/home/sontek/code/oss/mono/monodevelop/Extras/MonoQuery/Mono.Data.Sql/Providers/FirebirdDbProvider.cs, Line=35, Column=1, Type=Error, Priority=Normal, Description=The type or namespace name `Text.RegularExpressions' could not be found. Are you missing a using directive or an assembly reference?(CS0246)] 
> but System.Text.RegularExpressions is part of mscorlib  so for some
> reason it wasn't referencing System in the project
> but then it builds and I still get the metadata error.
> So is md not ready to be self hosting or am I doing something wrong? 

MD is not 100% self hosting right now, but we are very close. I hope we
can fix all issues before the upcoming release. However I've been using
MD to develop MD for more than one year (compiling from a terminal).


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